Commentary: The final showdown

October 8, 2015
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Apple Harvest logo 2014

As soon as the stampede passed, I searched out John Myers on the sidewalk. Our eyes locked like two angry cowboys at a high noon duel. I shot him my best Clint Eastwood squint, and he countered with his own angry glare. Ever since I shrugged off the recorder and notepad for my editor desk…

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50 years of pancakes…yum

October 7, 2015
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Photo by TAYLOR HARTZ

Volunteers serve hungry locals during the annual pancake breakfast. For 50 years the Southington Lions Club has sponsored the event.

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84 bridge named in honor of former SPD officer

October 7, 2015
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ASAP - NEWS - Bridge named for Shanley

Rep. David Zoni (D-Southington) presents a plaque naming the Westbound Bridge on I-84 over Queen Street in memory of Lieutenant Michael J. Shanley, a former Southington Police Officer, to members of his family at a recently held ceremony at the Southington Falcons Club. From left, Lieutenant Shanley’s sisters, Kathy Shanley and Christine Shanley-Buck, his father,…

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Sports Listings for the Oct. 9 edition

October 7, 2015
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EVENTS NAMING OF THE SHS TURF WALKWAY IN HONOR OF DOM D’ANGELO—Wednesday, Oct. 30, 5 p.m., at the entrance to the SHS sports complex. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held to honor the renaming of the walkway for the late Dom D’Angelo, a combat medic in World War II, serving with the 8th Armored Division…

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Southington Senior Listings for the Oct. 9 edition

October 7, 2015
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-3014

TUESDAY, OCT. 6 SOUTHINGTON SENIOR HEALTH FAIR. 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St.. Admission is free. Sponsored by Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging, The Orchards at Southington, Mulberry Gardens of Southington, Southington Care Center, The Hospital of Central Connecticut, Calendar House and Spring Lake Village. Enjoy demonstrations and meet experts…

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Southington Support Group listings for the Oct. 9 edition

October 7, 2015
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ONGOING SOUTHINGTON AL-ANON. Sundays, 4 to 5:30 p.m. First Congregational Church, 114 Main St., Southington. Park in left lot, go through double doors. Meeting in Room 203. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Wednesdays 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Campus. First floor conference room A. Newcomers meeting at…

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Southington Miscellaneous Listings for the Oct. 9 edition

October 7, 2015
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SATURDAY, OCT. 24 SOUTHINGTON MUSIC OF THE KNIGHT. 3 p.m. at Fontana Field. The 23rd annual competition will feature 24 bands from Connecticut and Massachusetts. Tickets are available at the door the day of the event. General Admission is $10. For more information, visit the Blue Knights Marching Band website at www.shsmarchingband.com, Facebook at www.facebook.com/shsbands…

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Music listings for Oct. 9

October 7, 2015
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FRIDAY, OCT. 9 SOUTHINGTON DARIK AND THE FUNBAGS. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Apple Harvest Festival, Southington. OTHER NEXT TO NONE. Opening for Fates Warning. The Webster, Hartford. WebsterTheater.com SATURDAY, OCT. 10 OTHER RASCAL FLATTS. With Mo Pitney. 7:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun, Uncasville. $95, $75. 1-800-745-3000. TUESDAY, OCT. 13 OTHER THE ZOMBIES. Will perform their 1968…

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Performance listings for Oct. 9

October 7, 2015
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OCT. 9-10 PLAINVILLE ‘THREE MURDERS AND IT’S ONLY MONDAY.’ Presented by PCS Players. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Plainville High School, Robert Holcomb Way, Plainville. $12. OCT. 9-10 OTHER ‘42ND STREET.’ Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. The Palace Theater, 100 East Main St., Waterbury. $64, $57, $52. (203) 346-2000.…

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